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to move back and forth or from side to side, as if about to fall

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a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum

move unsteadily, with a rocking motion

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Many families are teetering on the brink of homelessness
We have seen the formation of AMiA in the United States and scarcely a week goes by without some report reaching me of clergy teetering on the brink of leaving the Anglican Communion for that body.
Despite all this, Amen is teetering on the brink of insolvency.
Teetering on the brink of insolvency, Louisville, Kentucky-based nursing home giant Vencor Inc.
The seemingly obvious explanation for foreign investors' hesitancy," wrote the Financial Times recently, "is that Russia is still too unstable a place to do business, teetering on the brink of political turmoil and economic crisis.
This book opens with a gloomy dirge for "a society teetering on the brink of spiritual bankruptcy," unable to "long endure in our present course," and about to lose its chance to live in "cultural harmony with nature.
The Town Meeting tells the story of Little Rikjord, a town that instils a great sense of community and attachment in local residents but it is also teetering on the brink.
Sub Hatfield's 88th-minute equaliser added to Padraig Amond's goal and upset Vale boss Micky Adams, who knows the club are teetering on the brink of administration.
1968-69 European Cup first-round, second-leg Celtic 4, St Etienne 0 A 2-0 defeat in the first leg saw Celtic teetering on the brink but a penalty from Tommy Gemmell in the 45th minute settled their nerves and secondhalf strikes from Jim Craig, Chalmers and McBride saw them through.
BEFORE Danny Tourette went into the Big Brother house his band was teetering on the brink, garnering rave reviews but failing to make the big breakthrough.
Now it seems as if the current plan to convert the Farley Post Office building into Moynihan Station, an extension of Penn Station through which an estimated 100,000 to 200,000 commuters could pass each day, is teetering on the brink of a similar fate.
It's difficult to see the situation improving as so many people are teetering on the brink of the precipice,' he said.
THE constant horrifying images on TV news of the carnage in a country teetering on the brink of civil war following two years of bloody occupation leads more and more people to finally conclude that Iraq as an unified country, with Saddam Hussein as its elected president, was a better place to live in for ordinary law abiding citizens than it has been since his illegal removal on false grounds by Bush and Blair
Bosinger is among the estimated 10,000 people in Santa Clarita who are teetering on the brink of homelessness.